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Neighbors worry bird flu to blame for dozens of ducks found dead in Sanford-area lakes

SANFORD, Fla. — Neighbors in Seminole County are concerned after seeing dozens of dead ducks surround multiple popular lakes.

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It’s happening in the Sanford area at Lake Dot, Lake Minnie and a nearby retention pond on an unnamed lake on 17-92. Neighbors said they’re worried it could be bird flu killing the ducks.

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Now, Florida Fish and Wildlife is investigating.

There’s no official confirmation on what’s killing them, but someone put a sign up at Lake Dot that reads “Caution, Possible Flu.”

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Neighbors said the place used to be surrounded by as many as 50 birds, but over the last week they started collapsing.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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